Advanced Assistant or Associate Professor of English/Director of ESOL - Bentley University in Waltham Massachusetts

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Bentley University

Waltham, Massachusetts

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Posting Number: FY1211207

Title: Advanced Assistant or Associate Professor of English/Director of ESOL

Division: AA - Academic Affairs

Position Department: English and Media Studies

Position Classification: FF - Full Time Faculty

Title of Person to which Position Reports: Chair of English & Medial Studies

Description of Duties:
The English and Media Studies Department at Bentley University invites applications for a tenure-track advanced Assistant or Associate Professor to serve as ESOL director. We seek applicants with a record of publication and other scholarly activity in ESOL studies, excellence in teaching ESOL composition at the undergraduate level, and strong leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills. A secondary specialty in applied linguistics, rhetoric, literature, film, communication or media studies is highly desirable.
Preference: PhD completed on or before July 2013.

Additional Description of Duties: The ESOL director administers and teaches in the undergraduate ESOL expository writing program for fully matriculated international students, works closely with the ESOL Center director and faculty tutors, and oversees the coordinator for the ESOL graduate tutorials and seminars. Additional duties include recruiting adjunct ESOL writing faculty as needed, working with the director of expository writing to oversee the placement of all expository writing students each year, and meeting with representatives of the graduate school, international student offices, and career services to coordinate international undergraduate and graduate student academic support. The ESOL director also serves as a resource for university faculty and staff and conducts workshops across the curriculum. This position presents an opportunity for leadership at the university level and potential for developing an English language institute program.

Position Qualifications:
Applications must be submitted online at Review will begin October 15, 2012. Please include cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference.

Required Applicant Documents: Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Teaching Philosophy
Letter of Reference 1
Letter of Reference 2
Letter of Reference 3
Research Statement

Optional Applicant Documents: Teaching Evaluations

Posting Date: 06-01-2012

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants: During the on-line process applicants will be prompted to enter reference contact information. We will contact references only for those candidates who remain under consideration after the initial screening process.
Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.

Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter